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Advanced Quality System (AQS) -- A Boeing designed quality system that focuses on reducing variation on (customer) key characteristics in value added operations. The AQS solves complex relationships between multiple interacting variables and uses statistically based methods to resolve “common cause” variation. The AQS relies on data recorded over longer periods of time vs. the short time documentation of reality under Lean.

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